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EPISTEME 10:3

See here. GETTIERIZED KNOBE EFFECTS James R. Beebe and Joseph Shea A RELIABILISM BUILT ON COGNITIVE CONVERGENCE: AN EMPIRICALLY GROUNDED SOLUTION TO THE GENERALITY PROBLEM Martin L. Jönsson A NEW PROSPECT FOR EPISTEMIC AGGREGATION Daniel Berntson and Yoaav Isaacs PHOTOGRAPHICALLY BASED KNOWLEDGE Dan Cavedon-Taylor EXPLANATIONIST EVIDENTIALISM Kevin McCain IS FOUNDATIONAL A PRIORI JUSTIFICATION INDISPENSABLE? Ted Poston…

Science as collective knowledge

Here is the into to Kristina’s article. In contemporary philosophy of science it has become a truism to claim that scientific knowledge is social knowledge. Yet there is a diversity of views about what is “social” in scientific inquiry and why it is of epistemic interest (Rolin, 2004). One approach to understanding the “social” in…

EPISTEME: 10 most cited articles

Group Knowledge and Group Rationality: A Judgment Aggregation Perspective Christian List Volume 2 / Issue 01 / June 2005, pp 25 – 38 Collective Epistemology Margaret Gilbert Volume 1 / Issue 02 / October 2004, pp 95 – 107 Group Knowledge Versus Group Rationality: Two Approaches to Social Epistemology Alvin I. Goldman Volume 1 / Issue 01 / June 2004, pp 11 – 22 Is Trust an Epistemological Notion? Gloria…

Is Behavioral Economics Doomed?

Here is a skeptical take on the insights supposedly offered by the rise of behavioral economics as represented by Daniel Kahneman and others. Since I’m in the process of reviewing Kahneman it will be interesting to see if Levine’s take on behavioral economics jibes with my take on Kahneman in particular and behavioral economics in…

THE WEB-EXTENDED MIND

Well, this article was inevitable – first mentioned here). Francis Heylighen has been talking about this for a few years now as has myself in discussing Hayek, distributed cognition and co-evolved mind and sociality not to mention my ongoing interest in stigmergy which I argue is a species of EM. Abstract: This article explores the notion of…

Hayek and Behavioral Economics: Mindscapes and Landscapes: Hayek and Simon on Cognitive Extension

I see that the publisher now has a fully detailed page up for a volume that I’ve been privileged to be a part of. The Foreword is by a very nice chappie going by the name of V.Smith and includes luminaries such as McCloskey, Boettke, Gintis, Steel and others. My abstract: Mindscapes and Landscapes: Hayek and Simon on Cognitive Extension Hayek’s…

The Spatial Market Process

My chum David Emanuel Andersson has just had this edited collection published. Here is an excerpt from his intro: In what is perhaps the best-known article in the history of the Austrian school, Friedrich Hayek (1945) asserts that market prices distill and thus reflect the unique local knowledge of a multitude of individuals, each of whom…